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Sooronbai Jeenbekov takes command of Armed Forces of Kyrgyzstan

After the inauguration at Ala-Archa State Residence, the former president of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev and the new head of state Sooronbai Jeenbekov went to the White House where they were met by the guard of honor of the National Guard.

Almazbek Atambayev congratulated the Armed Forces of the republic with the new commander-in-chief.  A parade was held in honor of Sooronbai Jeenbekov . Then the presidents went to the office.

Note, today the first peaceful transfer of power from the previous president to the newly elected is being held in Kyrgyzstan. Many have already called this event a phenomenon for the Central Asian region.

Inauguration of the elected president of Kyrgyzstan was held in the State Residence Ala-Archa. New president said that the priority direction of the policy for him would be the fight against corruption, and by the first decree promised to award the former head of state Almazbek Atambayev.

The presidential elections in Kyrgyzstan were held on October 15, at least 54.77 percent of voters supported Sooronbai Jeenbekov.